Emmy Countdown Begins

By Stephanie Stanton

Published 08/25 2014 04:19PM

Updated 08/25 2014 04:42PM

(NBC News) Television, the medium that made Robin Williams a star, will honor his remarkable career during tonight's Emmy Awards.

Williams' longtime friend and fellow comedian Billy Crystal will present the tribute to the late actor.

The tribute will take place during the ceremony's "In Memororiam" segment.

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